SOCIAL VALUE DUTY NEGLECTED BY 66% OF COUNCILS

SOCIAL VALUE DUTY NEGLECTED BY 66% OF COUNCILS Stuart Davies, Founder & Director of Sustainable Supply Chains Limited 14 June 2016 Two in every three councils do not routinely consider social value in their procurement and commissioning decision making, despite their duty to do so. Only 1/3 of councils in England consistently consider social value in their procurement and commissioning decision making despite their duty under the Public Services (Social Value Act) to consider how the services they commission and procure might improve the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the area. Latest findings from a series of freedom of […]

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